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What are the special points of Lu9?
Shu-Stream
Yuan-source
Earth pt
Hui-Meeting pt of the Vessels
What are the actions of Lu9?
Tonifies Lung
Transforms phlegm
Promotes descending function of Lung
Regulates/harmonises the One Hundred Vessels
Activates channel
Alleviates pain
T/F

Lu9 is the shu-stream, yuan-source and earth point of the Lung channel.
True
T/F

Lu 9 is the single most important point on the Lung chnl to tonify the Lung qi or yin (which are the 2 principal patterns of Lung deficiency.
True

Earth is the Mother of the Metal chnl. And is a yuan-source pt (gathering Qi)
T/F

Shu-stream pts are recommend in treatment disorders of the zang.
True

Lu9 is an essential point to tonify both Lung Qi and Yin
T/F

Lu 9 is the mother & principal pt on lung chnl to tonify any Lung deficiency, while lu5 child is used to reduce either excess or deficiency heat in lung
True
T/F

Lu9, as a Yuan-source pt, is where original Qi surfaces and lingers.
True
T/F

On Yin chnls only, the yuan-source pts are the same as the shu-stream pts.
True

And are the primary pt on Yin chnls for tonifying & regulating their respective zang.
T/F

TheYuan-source pts are used for diagnosing zang, based on abnormal reactions at those pts.
True

One must know the correspondence of the Yuan-source pts to the relevant zang
T/F

Lu9 is the Shu-stream, Yuan-Source & Earth point of the Lung channel and so treat disorders of the zang
True

Shu-stream treat disorders of Yang
Yuan-Source treat the 5 zang
In deficiency Tonify the Mother Earth
T/F

Lu9 is the single most important point on the Lu channel to tonify the Lung qi or yin i.e. the two prin. patterns of Lu deficiency
True

Because it is the Shu-stream, yean-source & earth point and so treats disorders of the zang, tonifies Lung qi or yin in cases of deficiency
What is the difference between Lung Qi deficiency & Lung Yin deficiency?
Lung Yin is Interior, Emptiness & Cold

Lung QI deficiency symptoms are breathlessness, weak voice, spontaneous sweating, no appetite, loose stools, tiredness, empty pulse
T/F

Qi can be deficient, sink, stagnate, and rebell
True
T/F

The Lung governs Qi.
True

Lungs govern Qi and spleen is source of Qi through its activity of transformation & transportation
T/F

The main point to tonify Lung-Qi & Lung-Yin is Lu9, and it is used more in chronic conditions and deficienty
True
Lu9 is the gathering point for arteries & veins. As the best place to feel the pulse, can be used to treat poor circulation, cold hands & feet, and varicose veins. Explain
It is the Hui-meeting point of the Vessels...meeting of pulse & vessels.
Harmonises gathering (zong)qi & blood flowing in vessels. If gathering qi is deficient it fails to circulate blood (pooling & stagnating in chest & heart)
Qi is the commander of blood.Qi is dominated by the Lung. Vessels are pathways of blood Qi, circulation is dependent on Qi. Explain
Lu 9, because it is the Hui-meeting pt, is highly effective to harmonise gathering Qi & blood.
Gathering Qi is fromed from what?
Combination of air inhaled and grain qi of food & drink.
Pulseless syndrome is a manifestation of what?
Deficient gathering Qi. When def. it fails to circulate blood, pools & stagnates in chest & heart.
Opression and fullness of chest, agitation, heart pain w/choppy pulse, vomiting, spitting or coughing blood, pulseless syndrome, and manic raving are symptoms of what?
What point is used to treat?
Deficient gathering Qi & its relationship w/blood. Treat w/lu9
Why is Lu9 able to harmonise the stomach, rebellious stomach qi, belching, stomach channel heat symptoms such as toothache, superficial visual obstruction, redness & pain of eyes and breast pain?
Becuse Lung channel origin is in middle jiao.
T/F

The Lung channel occupies the antero-lateral position of the arm.
True

In western anatomical position terms.
T/F

Lu9 is indicated for pain affecting the supraclavicular fossa, shoulder & back, inner aspect of arm & wrist.
True
Combination point for Lung distention is Lu 9 and Bl 13.

T/F?
True